1. ALL NEW MEMBERS WILL BE ISSUED WITH A MEMBERSHIP CARD & NUMBER.
  2. THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP IS CONSIDERED AS LILLAH AND WILL BE USED FOR IT’S SAID PURPOSE BY THE ENTRUSTED SHURA MEMBERS. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REQUEST THE MONEY BACK ONCE THE FEE HAS BEEN MADE. YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT OF OPTING OUT OF ANY FUTURE PAYMENTS WHICH WILL RESULT IN BEING REMOVED FROM THE MEMBERSHIP.
  3. TO SPEED UP COMMUNICATION, ALL UPDATES WILL BE GIVEN USING EMAIL, TEXT MESSAGE AND THE WEBSITE. MEMBERS MUST PROVIDE HOME/MOBILE TELEPHONE NUMBERS AND EMAIL ADDRESSES. MEMBERS MUST CONTACT A SHURA MEMBER IMMEDIATELY IF THEY CHANGE THEIR CONTACT DETAILS.
  4. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION PAYMENTS MUST BE PAID EITHER ON-LINE OR BY ANNUAL STANDING ORDER. THE REFERENCE BOX MUST QUOTE THE MEMBERSHIP NUMBER FIRST FOLLOWED BY THE MEMBER NAME. CASH OR CHEQUE PAYMENTS FROM EXISTING MEMBERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY WCG OR THE BANK. PAYMENTS TO BE MADE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER 1ST JUNE EACH YEAR. FINAL DEADLINE FOR PAYMENTS WILL BE 30th JUNE.
  5. NO PAYMENTS AFTER 30th JUNE WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE NOTE: NO REMINDERS WILL BE SENT AS IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MEMBERS TO PAY ON TIME ONCE THEY RECEIVE A PAYMENT REQUEST.
  6. MEMBERSHIP REQUESTS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM THE CHILDREN OF EXISTING MEMBERS.
  7. MEMBERS MUST BE FROM GHORGHUSHTI ONLY.
  8. DEADLINE FOR NEW MEMBERSHIP AND PAYMENT OF ANY SUBSCRIPTION IS 30TH JUNE EACH YEAR. IF PAYMENT IS NOT MADE, THE MEMBERSHIP WILL BE CANCELLED AND NO AMOUNT SHALL BE REFUNDED.
  9. IF ANY MEMBER OPTS TO LEAVE THE WCG THEY SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REIMBURSEMENT AND WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE ANY BENEFITS IN THE EVENT OF A DEATH.
  10. EX- MEMBERS WILL BE GIVEN ONE OPPORTUNITY TO RE-JOIN THE COMMITTEE ONE YEAR AFTER THE MEMBERSHIP WAS CANCELLED DUE TO NON PAYMENT, BUT WILL NEED TO PAY THE NEW MEMBER RATE.
  11. NEW MEMBERSHIP
    1. 16 TO 18 YEAR OLD BOYS – £100
    2. 19 T0 29 YEAR OLDS – £300
    3. 30 T0 44 YEAR OLDS – £500
    4. SINGLE DAUGHTERS (previously covered through parents) – £100
  12. IF A MAN IS MARRIED AND A MEMBER, HIS WIFE, CHILDREN UNDER SIXTEEN AND UNMARRIED DAUGHTERS ARE ALL COVERED.
  13. MALE CHILDREN WHO ARE NOW 16 AND OVER SHOULD APPLY FOR THEIR OWN MEMBERSHIP.
  14. WIDOWS OF MEMBERS MUST CONTINUE THEIR HUSBAND’S MEMBERSHIP. THEY WILL ONLY NEED TO PAY THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION. AS PART OF THEIR MEMBESHIP, IF THEY HAVE SONS UNDER 16 AND UNMARRIED DAUGHTERS (IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE), THEN THEY WILL ALSO BE COVERED.
  15. WIDOWS WHOSE HUSBANDS WERE NOT PREVIOUS MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ARE NOT COVERED EVEN IF THEIR SON/S ARE MEMBERS.
  16. IF A MEMBER DIVORCES HIS WIFE, THEN SHE WILL NO LONGER BE COVERED AND MUST APPLY FOR HER OWN MEMBERSHIP.
  17. IF A MEMBERS’S DAUGHTER (WHO IS FROM GHORGHUSTI) MARRIES SOMEONE FROM OUTSIDE GHORGHUSTI – SHE WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP – HER HUSBAND WILL BE COVERED WITH HER MEMBERSHIP.
  18. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR ANYONE ALREADY MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED WITH A SERIOUS TERMINAL ILLNESS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. WCG WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FUNERAL EXPENSES IF A NEW MEMBER FAILS TO DISCLOSE THEIR EXISTING DIAGNOSED TERMINAL CONDITION AT POINT OF NEW APPLICATION.
  19. THE COST OF ANY SCAN IN LIEU OF A POST MORTEM BY THE CORONER OF A DECEASED MEMBER OR THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS WILL NOT BE MET BY THE WCG.
  20. IF THE DECEASED IS A CHILD UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE, THEN ONLY THE BURIAL COSTS IN A PUBLIC GRAVE AND COFFIN EXPENSES SHALL BE PAID. NO FUNERAL DIRECTOR COSTS SHALL BE PAID. A MEMBER MAY PAY THE ADDITIONAL DIFFERENCE THEMSELVES TO HAVE A SEPARATE GRAVE IF THEY WISH.
  21. IN CASE OF A DEATH OF A MEMBER OR HIS DEPENDENTS. IF THE NEED ARISES TO SEND THE DECEASED TO PAKISTAN, THEN EXPENSES OF SENDING THE DEAD BODY ALONG WITH ONE RELATIVE’S RETURN AIRPLANE TICKET (ECONOMY) PLUS £500 SHALL BE BORNE BY THE WCG. THE WORD “DEPENDENTS” CONNOTES HERE: WIFE, UNMARRIED DAUIGHTERS AND SONS (UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE). THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR’S COSTS WILL ALSO BE PAID BY THE COMMITTEE.
  22. IN CASE OF DEATH OF A MEMBER IN PAKISTAN HIS LEGAL HEIRS WILL BE ENTITLED AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE SUM OF EXPENDITURE OF SENDING A DEAD BODY TO PAKISTAN (IF CHARGED BY THE AIRLINE) ALONG WITH COST ONE AIR TICKET AND £500.
  23. IN CASE OF DEATH OF A MEMBER’S WIFE OR OTHER DEPENDENTS WHILST IN PAKISTAN, THE COMMITTEE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY EXPENDITURE IN THIS REGARD.
  24. IF A MEMBER HAS MULTIPLE WIVES, THEN THE DEATH BENEFIT FOR HIS WIVES WILL BE APPORTIONED BETWEEN THE WIVES IN THE EVENT OF THEIR DEATHS. THIS MEANS THAT ONLY THE RELEVANT PART OF THE FUNERAL EXPENSES WILL BE PAID FOR EACH WIFE ON HER DEATH BY THE COMMITTEE.
  25. VOLUNTARY FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMITTEE FROM THE FAMILIES OF RECENTLY DECEASED MEMBERS WILL BE WELCOME.
  26. ANY PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE WELFARE COMMITTEE CONSTITUTION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THEAMEER (CHAIR) AND SHURA (CONSULTATION GROUP) IN THE GENERAL MEETING. THESE WILL BE CONSIDERED BUT THE FINAL DECISION TO ACCEPT ANY AMENDMENTS WILL REMAIN WITH THE AMEER & SHURA.
  27. THE DECISIONS OF WCG MUST BE RESPECTED BY MEMBERS. IF MEMBERS DO NOT ACCEPT THIS THEN THEIR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED.